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Lotus Red–Modern Thai Kitchen

August 13, 2013

Cuisine: Thai

Address: Fifth Floor, Bund 22, 22 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Renmin Lu, Huangpu district.

Telephone: 021 6328 8377.

 Closest Metro: Yuyuan Garden.


 Reservations: Not really essential apart from the Lobster & Champagne Special.


Lunch: 11am- 2:30pm

Dinner: 5pm- 10:30pm

Bar: 11am- 12am


The Review

 Located on the fifth floor in the South Bund 22 Building, Lotus Red (formerly known as Red Door) is one of the best Thai classic restaurants in the bund area and in Shanghai.

 Lotus Red restaurant is a gem in a worthy setting and the service here is impeccable. As for the interior, this restaurant has exquisite interiors that give the feel of comfortable modernity with a Thai twist also the bar is away from the dinning section. The dining area has a classical décor with shaded lamps, which provide soft lighting and the background music is classical.

 The menu here includes all the Thai classics at lower prices compared to other restaurants in the Bund area. Currently, this restaurant has special offers, and you can start your sentimental journey with these offers, which includes: 68RMB Thai lunch set, Thai afternoon tea set and Lobster & Champagne special. For drinks, they offer an excellent selection of cocktails, soft drinks, Thai tea and so on.

 68RMB Thai Lunch Set

 For 68RMB you can choose from one main dish out of the 6 different main dishes, which comes with a portion of rice, Tom Yum Goong soup, salad, mixed vegetables and dessert. The 6 main dishes are:

  1. Curry beef
  2. Curry chicken
  3. Stir-fried fish fillets
  4. Stir- fried pork neck
  5. Thai curry vegetable
  6. Spicy Tofu with minced pork


 You can also add Thai Tea for 20 RMB

 Lobster & Champagne Special

 For 1000 RMB you can enjoy two whole Thai-style roasted lobsters and a bottle of Champagne. This special includes two Tom Yum Goon soups, mixed appetizer platter and dessert. This special is available daily but you have to book one day in advance.

 Thai Afternoon Tea Set

 This tea set is for two and for 188RMB you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea, Thai style.


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Categories: Restaurants